In the reshuffle, SSP Nachuha Damali from the Counter Terrorism (CT) takes over as the Regional Police Commander (RPC) Aswa River Region, SP Ivan Daki Apollo from course starts duty as the District Police Commander (DPC) Gulu, SP Bindeeba Dickens the former DPC has been taken to the police headquarters at the Joint Operations Command (JOC).
Patrick Jimmy Okema -The Aswa Region Police PRO
Eight senior police officers from Aswa River and the
Northern Kyoga regions have been reshuffled.
The officers reshuffled are from the ranks of Senior Superintendent of
Police (SSP), Superintendent of Police (SP) and Assistant Superintendent of
In the reshuffle, SSP Nachuha Damali from the Counter
Terrorism (CT) takes over as the Regional Police Commander (RPC) Aswa River
Region, SP Ivan Daki Apollo from course starts duty as the District Police
Commander (DPC) Gulu, while SP Dickens Bindeeba, the former DPC has been taken to the police
headquarters at the Joint Operations Command (JOC).
The others include; SP Hadson Erick Ocen from Aswa taking
over as Police Relations Officer (PRO) for West Nile Region, while ASP Patrick
Jimmy Okema, the former Public Relations Officer (PRO) for Aswa has been taken to North Kyoga as PRO.
ASP John Bosco Nyangkol the former In-charge of Gulu Central
Police Station takes over as OC Station Kinoni Police Station in Lwengo
ASP David Mudong Ongom who was PRO East Kyoga will also take
over as PRO Aswa River Region.
The out-going Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network (URN) on Friday that the reshuffle which takes immediate effect was announced on Thursday evening.
The reshuffle in Aswa River Region comes barely three months
following the reshuffle of senior police officers in January this year.
The previous reshuffle in the region was linked to the failure by
the top police officers to arrest Samuel Odonga Otto, the out-going Aruu County
Member of Parliament for defying the Coronavirus disease guidelines during his
campaign trail in Pader district.
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